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kron 4's terisa estacio is live at the scene with more on the investigation. terisa? the accident happened right behind me next to the days inn on lombard here in san francisco... for nearly 6 hours this route was effected, impacting alot of people on a monday morning. the driver of the muni bus, seriously injured. it was all captured on video tape. (take pkg) a drammatic crash captured by this driver on lombard street. watch... as the muni driver - for some unknown reason, loses control of the bus, pops over the divider and slams into a dry cleaner. a business owner next door at days inn, heard it all. kavita grover, days inn owner. it was early, suddenly a loud beep, then a big bang, we were in shock, not sure if it was an earthquake, we were out of our mind." paul rose, sfmta. spokesperson. the operator is 38 veteran, he is 66 years old, he is in life threatening injuries. 3 others with injuries, one taken to the hospital. paul rose with the san francisco municipal transporation agency says they are working with the san
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francisco police department to try and figure out why this happened. they are going over video from the crash, including video from the 12 cameras on board the bus. rose. our hearts prayers go out to the driver (estacio live) there are reports from witnesses they saw the driver slump over -as if he appeared to have some type of medical condition... i asked the muni spokesperson whether this was a medical situation whether driver suffered a heart attack, but due to privacy laws, he could not provide any details about the man's condition. in sf, te
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(vicki) kron4 updated the story throughout the day on our mobile app. we sent out push alerts as the crash impacted the commute in san francisco. make sure to download the kron4 mobile app to always get the latest breaking news alerts. (grant) all mandatory evacuation orders for a fire burning in napa county have been lifted. the snell fire is burning southeast of middletown. so far-- nearly 25-hundred acres have burned and the fire is
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30-percent contained tonight. fire crews still don't know how it started. kron-4's will tran reports. california fire officials have lifted all mandatory orders for a fire in napa county that ignited over the weekend and had threatened 180 homes.the california department of forestry and fire protection said monday residents of the rural area can return but should remain vigilant.the 4-square-mile blaze began saturday in the napa county woodlands, but cooling weather helped fire crews slow its growth. the fire is 30 percent contained.the cause of the wildfire remains under investigation. (grant) and interstate-5 has re-opened... six days after a wildfire burning along the freeway in shasta county forced it to close. at least one lane in each direction opened at 8:30 this morning. officials say the freeway is safe for travel... but potential closures could be ordered at any time because the fire is still burning. so far more
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than 47-thousand acres have burned. the fire is just 5-percent contained tonight. tonight. contained just 5-percent the fire is burned. acres have thousand than 47- so far more burning.the fire is still time because ordered at any could be closures potential (vicki) (vicki) (vicki) (vicki) (vicki) happening now... (vicki) (pkg) (grant) (grant) in the east bay.. an investigation is underway after a little girl nearly drowns in a pool at a drowns in a girl nearly drowns in a pool at a country club. it happened yesterday afternoon at the castlewood country club near pleasanton. officers say a lifeguard found the 8-year-old girl unresponsive in the pool. the girl was taken to children's hospital oakland...and at last check the girl is in critical the girl is in critical condition. (vicki)
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kron4newshaaziq madyun fremont you...in hear from would like to hear from you...in fremont haaziq madyun kron4newshaaziq madyun fremont you...in tonight. contained tonight. (vicki) happening now... a murder investigation is underway in an east bay city tonight. a body was found near railroad tracks-- and we now know it's not a case of suicide. it's also was not an accident. kron 4's haaziq madyun spoke to investigators today.today. investigators spoke to haaziq madyun kron 4's accident. not an investigation.under wildfire remains the cause of the contained.percent the fire is 30 percent contained.the cause of the wildfire remains under investigation. (grant) and interstate-5 has re-opened... six days after a wildfire burning along shasta county close. lane in each direction this morning. the freeway is travel... but closures ordered at any the fire is still so far more
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thousand burned. the fire is just 5-percent contained tonight. (vicki) happening now... a murder investigation is underway in an east bay city tonight. a body was found near railroad tracks-- and (pkg)a gruesome discovery, the deceased body of a man found kron4newshaaziq madyun fremont haaziq madyun kron4news (vicki) a big story
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tonight... a new law signed by governor jerry brown has set an ambitious new environmental goal for the state: all energy must come from renewable sources by the year 2045. but the governor did not stop there. capitol bureau reporter ashley zavala is live in sacramento tonight with the details. ashley? ((ashley)) the new law is just one part of a package the governor says will help combat
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climate change. governor jerry brown went even further by signing an executive order - requiring the entire state to become carbon neutral by 2045. ((pkg)) ((nats))"california and the rest of the world have miles to go before we achieve zero carbon emissions but you have to begin, you have to et something done. with the stroke of a pen -- governor jerry brown set an aggressive environmental goal for the state of california: phase out fossile fuels. the newly signed law requires the state's utilities to generate 60 percent of their energy from renewable sources by the year 2030.with a goal of 100 percent by 2045. senator kevin deleon introduced the bill: senator kevin deleon: " today california sends an unmistakable message to the nation and the world. regardless of who occupies the white house, california will always lead on climate change." the order comes on the same day the e-p-a announced
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its first hearing for proposed rules that would relax restrictions on coal-burning power plants... despite that - governor brown and other state lawmakers have vowed to push an aggressive climate change agenda in california.governor brown: "yes, it is existential threat no matter what the nay-sayers may say, it is a real, present danger to california and the people of the world. ((ashley)) not everyone is happy with the new law -- some business groups say it sets impossible targets - and could increase electric bills.. while some environmentali sts claim the law does not go far enough... as for the governor -- he promises there is more to come - and will be holding a climate change summit in san francisco this week. (vicki) and coming up at 5:30 tonight-- we are joined live in studio by senator kevin de leon. he will talk about the landmark legislation that he
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authored. (anchor1) taking a live look outside-- our sutro camera overlooking downtown san francisco. (anchor 2) time now to check on our weather... with chief meteorologist lawrence karnow. lawrence karnow: it was a gorgeous suumer day around the bay area with sunshine all the way to the coast. hgihs today were in the 80s and 90s inland with 70s and 80s around the bay and 60s at the coast. hurricane florence is a very dangerous storm and headed toward the carolinas. olivia is about to hit the hawaiian islands. high pressure will bring another round of nice weather but it will be a little cooler tomorrow. highs will be in the 80s inland with 60s at the coast. it will continue to cool with a few clouds on tuesday throught
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thursday. it will be slightly warmer next weekend. several bay area gang members are arrested-- for a crime you might not expect. how the crooks might have gotten away with your personal information. (vicki) a state of emergency along the east coast as hurricane florence approaches. officials say it could be catastrophic-- and they are telling residents to get out now. (grant) and after the break... the raiders are getting ready to kick off their season against the rams tonight. we're live at the coliseum as fans are showing up.
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(vicki) tonght-- the silver and black are back in action at the oakland coliseum. the raiders are kicking off their season tonight against the rams. (grant) and a lot of fans are wondering how the team is going to do after the shocking trade of khalil mack. kron 4's jason dumas is live in oakland tonight ahead of the game. jason? (grant) (grant)
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(grant) and the 49ers lost their season opener on the road against the vikings. head coach kyle shanahan spoke about the loss less than an hour ago. kron 4's kim smith will have that in a live report coming up at 5:45. (vicki) problems are mounting at the troubled millennium tower. as you know the residential high rise is already sinking and leaning, and recently they found cracked glass.. . now federal regulators are investigating and it looks it may be a month before we know what caused that glass to crack. kron 4's dan kerman is live in downtown san francisco tonight with more. dan? more complications for the sinking and leaning millennium tower... kron4news has confirmed the federal aviation administration has now opened an investigation into the crash of a drone being used to photograph that cracked exterior window on the 36th
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floor. the drone crashed onto a nearby sidewalk saturday narrowly missing pedestrians. the f.a.a. will be looking into whether the pilot violated aviation regulation part 107 which among other things says "you must not fly over people who are not involved in the operation of the drone. and you must not pose a hazard to any manned aircraft or to people or property on the ground." attorneys say retrieving footage from the crashed drone is unlikely, as is another plan have someone rappel over the side of the building to take photos and tape the window up.sot tom miller/attorney, millenium tower homeowners association 51-59it raises a lot of issues for us and the assocaition safetywise and we want to be sure whatever we are doing is safe.attorney for the homeowners assocaition, which is suing the buildings developer says the plan now is to wait a month until the window washing swing stage is repaired. by that time a new piece of glass should be ready
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to install, and the cracked glass can be removed and inspected. tho hoa doesnt believe waiting a month raises any safety concerns.sotwe put a scaffolding down below, and we are also informed that the cracked window is embedded in a silicone sealant so no harm to be cuase by any of that breaking off or falling. so we think it's safe for now.
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(anchor) taking a live look outside-- bay bridge. (anchor) time now to check on our weather... with chief meteorologist lawrence karnow. lawrence karnow: it was a gorgeous suumer day around the bay area with sunshine all the way to the coast. hgihs today were in the 80s and 90s inland with 70s and 80s around the bay and 60s at the coast. hurricane florence is a very dangerous storm and headed toward the carolinas. olivia is about to hit the hawaiian
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islands. high pressure will bring another round of nice weather but it will be a little cooler tomorrow. highs will be in the 80s inland with 60s at the coast. it will continue to cool with a few clouds on tuesday throught thursday. it will be slightly warmer next weekend.
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(grant) still ahead... serena williams loses her cool on the court-- after an argument with an umpire...now serena and others are openly wondering if a man would have been treated differently. see the u-s open drama-- and the support the tennis star is now receiving. (vicki) a credit card scam warning in the bay area.
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your personal information could have been stolen if you used your cards at certain businesses. the details you need to know-- after the break.
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new tonight at 5... california authorities say that street gangs are evolving into more sophisticated crimes... in this case credit card fraud. (grant) today - california's attorney general says that 32 gang members have been indicted in a scheme involving unusual burglaries... catherine heenan is here with the
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story... (catherine) instead of the instead of the more typical strong-arm robberies... authorities y gangs are now ripping off credit cardreaders from medical and dental offices... a long string of charges has been filed against alleged members of the 'bullyboys' and 'coco boys' street gangs. the state attorney general says hundreds of people across 13 counties have been victimized. the attorney general says a "mountain" of stolen property has also been found... including 40 credit card terminals, laptop computersand patient files. the
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indictment says gang members used the stolen terminals to process credit card returns -- and then downloaded them to debit cards. authorities are urging businesses to make sure their paymentsystems are more secure. vicki and grant? (vicki) next at 5:30... a big day for california.. as governor brown signs a landmark clean energy bill. joining us live in studio to talk about the new law-- is the bill's author-- senator kevin de leon. (grant) and after the break... the carolina coastline is scrambling tonight-- as people there are right in the bullseye of where hurricane florence is headed. and tonight-- weather officials say this hurricane could be catastrophic.
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(grant) one of the most powerful hurricanes ever to hit the east coast is gathering strength in the atlantic. this is the view of hurricane florence from the international space station (on cam)it's now being called a life=threatening storm with millions of people in its path. (vicki)even though it's more than one thousand miles offshore, hundreds of thouands of people people being told to leave the coast.catherine heenan is here to show us what's happening now.catherine? (catherine) florence isnt expected to reach land until thursday, but four states have already declared
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emergencies. today - north carolina's governor ordered the evacuation of the outer banks. and a quarter=million residents of south carolina's low country have been told to get out by noon tomorrow. another quarter million have been told to leave virginia's hampton roads and eastern shore. natfilling up.boarding up. stocking up...and running out. right now we're looking for water they're completely out of water. so we're going to try to go up the beach, but i can guarantee they're out of water too.empty shelves at supermarkets and home improvement stores all across the southeast as the official warnings grow more and more dire. "this is a very dangerous hurricane. " we do know we're in the bullseye. "we are preparing for the potential of historic catastrophic and life-threatening flooding"it's been three decades since a category four storm hit the carolinas ... in 1989 hurricane hugo caused more than six billion dollars in damage and killed 26 people in the u=s.florence is expected to bring a life-threatening storm surge of 15 to 20 feet.
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tropical-storm-force winds could reach the coastline as early as wednesday night, by friday the rain will begin, as much as two feet in higher elevations inland, triggering massive flooding downstream. the rain could continue into next week.hundreds of national guard members have been mobilized. "we're talking to north carolina. we're getting commitments of assets from them if something happens in south carolina, and they're getting commitments from us for assets if something happens in north carolinaat the big navy base in norfolk, virginia. the navy is sending 30 warships to sea, out of the storm's path,the coast guard is telling all boaters they are in danger. "if you are in the tidewater region in hampton roads and you are not taking this storm seriously, you are making a mistake."
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catherine) south carolina's governor has closed all non=essential state offices. in north carolina, u-n-c=wilmington cancelled all classes and games... and even urged all students to evacuate. grant? (grant) in the weather center with chief meteorologist lawrence karnow.. lawrence is tracking hurricane florence-- as well as another one headed towards hawaii-- that one named olivia. olivia. one named hawaii-- that towards headed another one well as florence-- as hurricane tracking lawrence is tracking florence-- as well as another one headed towards hawaii--
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that one named olivia. (vicki) as we reported earlier in this newscast.. governor jerry brown has signed a bill into law-- requiring all of the state's electricity... come from clean sources by the year 20-45.by the year 20-clean sources come from electricity... of the state's requiring all olivia. one named olivia. olivia. one named olivia.
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(vicki) as we reported earlier in this newscast.. governor jerry brown has signed a bill into law-- requiring all of the state's electricity... come from clean sources by the year 20-45. (grant) joining us now is state senator kevin de leon-- who authored the bill. good evening senator. california governor jerry brown signed a bill jerry brown governor california california governor jerry brown signed a bill into law
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monday requiring all of the state's electricity to from clean sources by 20-45.those sources include solar, wind, and hydropower.it's the latest in a series of goals set by the state to fight the effects of climate change.brown hailed the move as another example of california's global leadership on environmental initiatives-- while the trump administration backs away from such policies. the signing comes just days before brown is set to host a global conference on climate change in san francisco.the conference is a final effort to showcase california's actions on the environment before his fourth and final term ends.the bill also requires electric utilities and other service providers to generate 60 percent of their
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power from renewable sources by 2030.that's up from the 50 percent goal previously set for that date.not everyone is satisfied with gov. jerry brown for setting a goal of phasing out fossil fuels from the state's electricity grid by 2045.the bill would not affect in-state oil and gas drilling.some environmentalists are pushing brown to end new drilling permits. they are pledging to disrupt an international climate summit brown is hosting in san francisco later this week.consumer watchdog and food & water watch say they'll air a television ad in which a young girl calls on brown to shut down oil rigs. data from the u.s. energy information administration shows california is ranked sixth among states in crude oil production and 15th in natural gas, though production of both has declined since the mid-1980s.some business groups are also critical of the legislation, saying it sets impossible targets and could increase electric bills.
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(grant) coming up... a lot of drama at the u-s open over the weekend. serena williams is now facing a huge fine for code violations during her loss--- after an umpire accuses after an umpire accuses the tennis
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star of cheating. (vicki) plus... subway is expected to get more expensive. why some stores could rid of the famous 5-dollar footlong deal. ♪ flintstones! meet the flintstones. ♪ ♪ they're the modern stone age family. ♪ ♪ from the town of bedrock. ♪ meet george jetson. ♪ ♪ his boy elroy. with instant acceleration, electric cars are more fun to drive and more affordable than ever. electric cars are here. plug into the present. the five-dollar foot-long
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is a favorite at subway......but soon, the signature deal may not be available at your local store. today the c-e-o announced that each individual franchise owner can choose whether or
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not to offer 5-dollar foot longs. the change takes effect this month. the deal had been off the menu for years when subway gave it a second life last winter. a lot of franchisees weren't happy because of the the pricing... saying narrow profit margins come with the deal. (grant) still ahead... the 49ers fall to the vikings in their first season opener with garoppolo. hear what head coach kyle shanahan has to say about the loss.
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(vicki)the 49ers return to work today looking to bounce back from a disappointing loss in minnesota... (grant)the team is back at levi's stadium for their home opener on sunday against the detroit lions.. kim smith joins us live in santa clara... the 49ers have a lot of things to sort out before their next game.... from injuries, to
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roster spots... and of course addressing the miscues from sunday....as for jimmy garapollo... that conversation started yesterday on the flight back.. jimmy g certainly not happy about dropping his first loss ever as a starter.. but more so the missed opportunities... the 1 of 4 in the redzone was only a part of the break downs on offense... something that shanahan has emphasized that has helped his quarterback over the offseason was asking the simple question why... that is where he's seen jimmy uncover the cause and effect of his play... and shanahan knows like any coach... you want to see your starting quarterback set the tone in responding to adversity...
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line.. the niners had their starting and back up right guard go down to injury on sunday... shanahan confirmed mike person and josh garnett are both going through treatment this week and they will see how they respond this week to see if they have a chance of playing sunday.. offensive lineman erik magnusen could possibly work his way back this week from hamstring injury.... but the 49ers still have a final roster spot and they will hold workouts tomorrow in different positions to figure out how they plan on filling it... reporting from levi's stadium.. kim smith ... kron 4 sports###
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(grant) the fall-out continues -- after serena williams was fined for code violations during her loss to naomi osaka in the u.s. open final...(vicki) many of her fans are outraged....while others insist she behaved badly on theourt saturday.... catherine heenan is here with the latest.. (catherine) serena williams has been fined a total of 17-thousand dollars...including 10-thousand for verbally abusing the chair umpire... and 3-thousand for breaking her racket. she's accused of a coaching violation after the umpire said her coach gave her hand signals that weren't allowed. williams denies that...and had what's been described as a 'meltdown.' a full game penalty was issued after she called the umpire a thief. some of her fans argue that the umpire's decision was sexist...saying women players
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are treated differently than men. there are also allegations of racism today against the australian cartoonist - who depicted an angry serena with her smashed tennis racket anda pacifier nearby. he argues that he simply wanted to show that she reacted badly. as for the 17-thousand dollars in fines - the money will come outof williams' prize money of more than 1- point-8 million dollars asthe runner-up saturday. grant and vicki? (anchor) taking a live look outside... at the san mateo bridge.(anchor) taking a live look outside... at the san mateo bridge.
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(anchor) time now to check on our weather... with chief meteorologist lawrence karnow. lawrence karnow: it was a gorgeous suumer day around the bay area with sunshine all the way to the coast. hgihs today were in the 80s and 90s inland with 70s and 80s around the bay and 60s at the coast. hurricane florence is a very dangerous storm and headed toward the carolinas. olivia is about to hit the hawaiian islands. high pressure will bring another round of nice weather but it will be a little cooler tomorrow. highs will be in the 80s inland with 60s at the coast. it will continue to cool with a few clouds on tuesday throught thursday. it will be slightly warmer next weekend. (vicki) next on kron4
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news at 5... after weekend.warmer next weekend.
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(vicki) next on kron4 news at 5... after recent health scares aboard airplanes.. health experts are reminding people to protect themselves during flights. we'll have their tips after the break.
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(vicki) for your health tonight... most people getting ready for a vacation are thinking about what to pack, and what they're going to do once they arrive in paradise. but they often fail to consider the health hazards they may encounter along the way.(grant) in light of recent health scares on board airplanes, reid binion has a few tips to help travelers stay healthy on their next flight. an airline cabin can double as a flying petri dish when not maintained properly.the enclosed space, recirculated air, and a large number of people make planes prime breeding grounds for bacteria. the tray table -- the place where passengers rest their food -- was áby fará the most contaminated surface tested.it was followed by the overhead air vent ... the lavatory flush button ... and the seatbelt buckle.so what can travelers do to help fend off illness above cruising altitude?-- carry antibacterial wipes and hand sanitizer...wipe down tray tables, seatbelt buckles, arm rests and seatback pockets when you sit down.-- hydrate...
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because the air in a plane's cabin is recirculated, it contains less humidity than most people are used to.-- choose a window seat...people who sit by the window have the smallest risk of infection because they have the least contact with other passengers. for today's health minute, i'm reid binion. (vicki) (vicki) that wraps up kron 4 news at 5.(grant) ken wayne and pam moore are here with kron 4 news at six. (pam) coming up new tonight atsix. emergency responders rush to a east bay high school after several students become sick. now we're learning what the students allegedly ate -- (ken) then - caught on camera: an out of control muni bus veers across traffic and slams into a building. tonight we're hearing witnesses describe what happened just before the crash. kron4 news at six is next.. after
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the break.
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(pam) tonight at 6. a veteran 6. a veteran san francisco muni driver is in critical condition tonight... after losing control of the bus and crashing into a van.. a tree... and a dry cleaners. three of the busses passengers were also injured. thank you for joining us. i'm pam moore.(ken) and i'm ken wayne. the crash happened this morning on lombard street in the city's marina district. kron 4's terisa estacio is live at the scene with more on the investigation. terisa? paul rose, sfmta. spokesperson. it is drammatic
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traumuatic accident involving an operator that has 38 years. the operator is 38 veteran.sf muni spokesperson paul rose talking about this.... this accident captured from a dash camera early monday morning... the muni driver - for some unknown reason, loses control of the bus, pops over the divider and slams into a tree a parked car, and a dry cleaner. the owner of the days inn next door heard it all. kavita grover, days inn rose. he is 66 years old, he is in life threatening injuries. 3 others with injuries, one taken to the hospital. paul rose with the san francisco municipal transporation agency says they are working with the san francisco police department to try and figure out why this happened. they are going over video from the crash, including video from the 12
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cameras on board the bus. rose. our hearts prayers go out to the driver (estacio live) there are reports from witnesses they saw the driver slump over -as if he appeared to have some type of medical condition... i asked the muni spokesperson whether this was a medical situation whether driver suffered a heart attack, but due to privacy laws, he could not provide any details about the man's condition. in sf, te (pam) (pam) new at six - several
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east bay high school students became ill after eating rice krispy marijuana edibles. according to a spokesperson for the contra costa unified school district.. five students at richmond high school ate the edibles. the fire department was called to the school - after several students reported feeling sick. the students ended up being released to their parents... no word on what if any punishment they will face. (ken) new at six tonight -- california public health officials announced two confirmed deaths due to the west nile virus. the people who died lived in glenn and yuba counties. on friday health officials reported 56 human cases of west nile virus from 21 california counties this year. people 60 years of age and older and individuals with diabetes or hypertension have a higher chance of getting
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sick, and are more likely to develop complications. west nile virus is influenced by many factors -- including climate... the number and types of birds and mosquitoes in an area... and the level of west nile virus immunity in birds. (pam) tonight.... a murder investigation is underway in the east bay. a body was found near railroad tracks -- and we now know, this is not a case of suicide, nor an accident. kron 4's haaziq madyun talked with investigators today about the case. (pkg)sot
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have no car. we don't know anything at this point. this is a real whodunit"> investigators are trying to determine if the murder took place here or at some other location and the body brought to niles canyon. sgt. nelson says either way location itself is a bit of a mysterysot
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orders for a fire burning in napa county have been lifted. however authorities are warning residents to remain vigilant. the snell fire is burning southeast of middletown. so far-- nearly 25-hundred acres have burned and the fire is 30-percent contained tonight. fire crews say they still don't know what caused the blaze. a grand jury will hear the case against the dallas police officerwho shot and killed a neighbor last thursday.. the officer has been booked on manslaughter ... but the dallas district attorney is leaving the door open to more serious charges.. catherine heenan is here with the story.. (catherine) among the many questions - how the uniformed officer - who'd just walked home from work - managed to get into the wrong apartment in the first place.. officer amber guyger is reportedly claiming she thought it was 'her' apartment and that her neighbor - botham jean - was an intruder.
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today an investigator offered more detail into her story... guyger is saying the apartment door was slightly ajar.....and when she inserted her key, that's why it opened. she also reportedly claims her verbal commands were ignored and that's when she fired twice. the victim's mother says she's not satisfied with the story. an affidavit says that guyger says she was on the phone with 9-1-1 reporting the shooting - when she turned on the apartment lights and discovered she was in the wrong place. the officer was released on bail last night. the dallas d-a says the manslaughter chargecould later be upgraded - depending on the evidence. the texas rangers are
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conducting an independent investigation. pam and ken? a live look outside right now... bay bridge toll plaza as we get our first look at the four zone forecast with chief zone forecast with chief meteorologist lawrence karnow. lawrence karnow: it was a gorgeous suumer day around the bay area with sunshine all the way to the coast. hgihs today were in the 80s and 90s inland with 70s and 80s around the bay and 60s at the coast. hurricane florence is a very dangerous storm and headed toward the carolinas. olivia is about to hit the hawaiian islands. high pressure will bring another round of nice weather but it will be a little cooler tomorrow. highs ll be in the 80s inland with 60s at the coast. it will continue to cool with a few clouds on tuesday throught thursday. it will be slightly warmer next weekend.
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coming up... california taking a new and audacious step aimed at making all the states energy come from renewable sources in the years ahead... we talk with an expert live in studio about the goals and the challenges .. challenges .. coming up... california taking a new and audacious step aimed at making all the states energy come from renewable sources in the years ahead... we talk with an expert live in studio about the goals and the challenges .. street gangs taking credit card scams to a whole new level to the tune of one- million dollars in fraud ... tonight officials issue more than 30 indictments.. details ahead.
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also ahead .. the cause of that cracked window at san francisco's infamous millenium tower .. is still a mystery ... we'll explain why they are having such a difficult time figuring out what happened and whether there are other cracks.. next.
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more trouble for san francisco's millennium tower. it now looks as if it will be a month before inspectors can get a good look at the cracked glass to make matters worse, federal officials are now investigating the crash of a drone that was hired to
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photograph that crack. kron 4's dan kerman is live in san francisco with more. dan? millennium tower monday 091018 6 insertsotwe have to get to the outside of that building to be able to look at how that window performed and why it failed.but getting someone to the outside of san francisco's millennium tower and to that cracked window on the 36th floor is proving to be more difficult than originally thought. now it looks as if inspectors will not be able to remove, replace and examine that piece of cracked glass for a month.sot tom
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miller/attorney, millenium tower homeowners associationit will take a month because we have to get the appartus fixed to get down the side of the building and then we have to get that window replacement glass ordered and available to install and we want to do both at the same time so thats whats taking as much time as it is.the homeowners association had looked at having someone rappal over the side of the building to at least tape and photograph the cracked window, but now say that's unlikely to happen for safety reasons. still they don't think waiting 4 weeks is a problesotour experts say ther eis no safety problem wtih the way the glass is holding in that silicone bed so we feel we are okay over the next 3 or 4 weeks.on top of that they have installed scaffolding on the mission street sidewalk below so pedestirans can walk with some security. that was not the case on saturday. the homeowners assocaition hired a drone pilot to take video of the cracked glass, but that drone ended up crashing onto a nearby sidewalk narrowly missing pedestrians. the
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f.a.a. is now investigating to determine whether the pilot violated aviation regulation part 107 which among other things says "you must not fly over people who are not involved in the operation of the drone. and you must not pose a hazard to any manned aircraft or to people or property on the ground."155 on the ground (ken) new at six tonight -- san francisco mayor london breed announced today plans to invest 100 million dollars
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toward purchasing modular homes in san francisco. breed says the project would help produce affordable housing and union jobs in the city. breed's office already started the first phase of the project... meeting with design and architecture experts. the second phase of the project is expected to develop a business plan for the proposed factory where the modular homes are planned to be built ... that is expected to be completed by the end of the year.
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(pam) state senator scott wiener tweeting today..."as trump prioritizes coal & oil, california moves toward 100% renewable energy. thank you, governor brown, for signing #sb100, to move us toward a 100% renewable power grid." (pam) state senator wiener is one of many praising the move... as another example of california's global leadership on environmental initiatives... all while the trump administration backs away from such policies. (ken) but critics say the bill doesn't go far enough. (ken)joining us now to talk about this... doctor daniel m kammen... director of the renewable and appropriate energy laboratory at u.c. berkeley. not everyone is satisfied with gov. jerry brown for setting a goal of phasing out fossil fuels from the state's electricity grid by 2045.the bill would not affect in-state oil and gas drilling.some environmentalists are pushing brown to end new drilling permits. they are pledging to
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disrupt an international climate summit brown is hosting in san francisco later this week.consumer watchdog and food & water watch say they'll air a television ad in which a young girl calls on brown to shut down oil rigs. data from the u.s. energy information administration shows california is ranked sixth among states in crude oil production and 15th in natural gas, though production of both has declined since the mid-1980s.some business groups are also critical of the legislation, saying it sets impossible targets and could increase electric bills. let's take a
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let's take a let's take a look outside right now... chief meteorologist lawrence meteorologist lawrence meteorologist lawrence karnow joins us now with the four zone forecast. lawrence karnow: it was a gorgeous suumer day around the bay area with sunshine all the way to the coast. hgihs today were in the 80s and 90s inland with 70s and 80s around the bay and 60s at the coast. hurricane florence is a very dangerous storm and headed
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toward the carolinas. olivia is about to hit the hawaiian islands. high pressure will bring another round of nice weather but it will be a little cooler tomorrow. highs will be in the 80s inland with 60s at the coast. it will continue to cool with a few clouds on tuesday throught thursday. it will be slightly warmer next weekend. coming up... a major blow to c-b-s ... company c-e-o les moonves forced to resign amid mounting allegations of sexual misconduct ... what's next for the what's next misconduct ... weekend.warmer next slightly will be slightly warmer next weekend. weekend. warmer next slightly warmer next weekend.
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weekend. coming up... a major blow to c-b-s ... company c-e-o les moonves forced to resign amid mounting allegations of sexual misconduct ... what's next for the network? also .... dirty bart stations... that's on the long list of commuter complaints .. now the agency has a new, cleaner plan ... we have details on what's next.
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(ken) new at six tonight -- bart officials are getting ready for a much needed renovation at the 16th and mission street plaza station in san francisco. crews were out power washing the plaza before a new and easier to clean surface called thermoplast is installed. half of the plaza will be closed at a time over the next two weeks as part of bart's efforts to improve the rider experience. (pam) street gangs are
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evolving into more sophisticated crimes... such as credit card fraud... that's according to california authorities.. today - california attorney general xavier becerra says, 32 gang members have been indicted, in a scheme involving ripping off credit card readers from medical and dental offices... he says, hundreds of people across 13- counties have been victimized. a long string of charges has been filed against alleged members of the 'bullyboys' and 'coco boys' street gangs. and becerra says, the fact that several gangs have perpetrated the same type of crime... is more than just a coincidence.and xavier becerra
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says, a "mountain" of stolen property has also been found... including 40 credit card terminals, laptop computers and patient files. authorities are urging businesses to make sure their payment systems are more secure. (ken) coming up at 6:45... reaction is still boiling over the nike- colin kaepernick ad .. this time a politician steps in with a directive banning nike products .. details ahead. (pam) up next at 6:30 ..... hurricane florence roaring towards the east coast of the u.s.. several states putting residents on notice and ordering mandatory evacuations.. the latest details ahead. (lawrence)and i'm tracking your weeknight forcast... that's just ahead.
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interstate- 5 is now back open .... six- days after 'the delta' wildfire... burning along the highway in shasta county.. forced it to close. at least one lane in each direction opened at 8:30- this morning. officials say, the freeway is safe for travel ... but potential closures could be ordered at any time because the fire is still burning. so far, more than 47- thousand acres has burned. the fire is just 5-percent contained tonight. meanwhile... the east coast is preparing for hurricane florence... homes are boarded up... store shelves are emptying... and the national guard is moving in as many residents are being ordered to evacuate. the national hurricane center warns florence will remain an extremely dangerous hurricane until later this
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week. florence is expected to bring severe flooding and high winds to parts of the southeast region of the u.s. our washington d.c. correspondent brie jackson has details. as hurricane florence gains strenth and threatens the east coast, forecasters are sending a warning to residents.don't underestimate this storm. this storm is going to get near life threatening storm surge.dr. bill lapenta director of the national centers for environmental prediction says florence's path and intensity remain uncertain. but he says the carolinas, virginia and other parts of the southeast coast should brace for the worst.we are concerned about swells and rip currents along the coast right now. and we are also concerned about damaging winds, hurricane
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force winds along the coast.in addition experts predict heavy rainfall which could cause major flooding inland. officials--including the white house-- urge residents to take action before serious weather hits. we encourage anyone in the path to heed the warnings of state and local officials ." governors of virginia, north carolina, and south carolina already declared states of emergency due to hurricane florence.military officials say they are also taking precautions including-- preparing to deploy national guard troops....south carolina guardsman say part of their strategy includes sharing resources with other states. we're talking to north carolina we're getting commitments of assets from them if something happens in south carolina, and they're getting commitments from us for assets if something happens in north carolinain an effort to protect service members and military equipment, defense officials say they plan to move ships away from florence's path in the atlantic, where they will also be in better position to provide disaster relief, if needed, after the storm . in washington, brie jackson lawrence karnow: it was a gorgeous suumer day around the bay area with sunshine all the way to the coast. hgihs today were in the 80s and 90s inland with 70s and 80s around the
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bay and 60s at the coast. hurricane florence is a very dangerous storm and headed toward the carolinas. olivia is about to hit the hawaiian islands. high pressure will bring another round of nice weather but it will be a little cooler tomorrow. highs will be in the 80s inland with 60s at the coast. it will continue to cool with a few clouds on tuesday throught thursday. it will be slightly warmer next weekend. (ken) (ken) (ken)thanks lawrence.(pam)
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time now for a look at tonight's top local stories. terisa. the bus landed here knocking over a tree, a parked car and landed at a dry cleaner. a drammatic crash captured by this driver on lombard street. watch... as the muni driver - for some unknown reason, loses control of the bus, pops over the divider and slams into a dry cleaner.witness reports indicate the driver touched his arm, slumped over and perhaps suffered a medical condition. muni won't elaborate, he is still in serious condition. sot sota gruesome discovery, the deceased body of a man found
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next to these railroad tracks just below highway 84 near palomares road in the area of niles canyon in fremontsot
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... has stepped down from his job... his resignation comes after new claims of sexual misconduct. catherine heenan is here with the latest.. (catherine) les moonves is officially out...he stepped down after six additional women accused him of misconduct in a new yorker article published over the weekend.. a total of 12 women allege mistreatment. he ran c-b-s for two decades and became one of the most powerful men in media. one of his accusers spoke publicly today.. aside 120-million dollars in
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severance for moonves.. but it's not clear yet whether he'll get it -- since outside lawyers are investigating the allegations against him. meantime...some analysts say the shake-up couldleave the network ripe for a take-over. there are reports that moonves will still be in an advisoryrole -- and have an office. pam and ken? a gathering of california women gets an earful from senator dianne feinstein about the current supreme court nominee .. and the two people she thinks .. who may hold the keys to the court for brett kavanaugh. ♪ flintstones! meet the flintstones. ♪ ♪ they're the modern stone age family. ♪ ♪ from the town of bedrock. ♪ meet george jetson. ♪ ♪ his boy elroy. with instant acceleration,
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electric cars are more fun to drive and more affordable than ever. electric cars are here. plug into the present. ♪ ♪ ♪ i put a spell on you ♪ yeah, because you're mine ♪ with chase atms serena can now grab cash on the go, all with the tap of her phone. ♪ stop the things you do no card? no problem. life, lived serena's way. chase, make more of what's yours. (ken) supreme court
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justice nominee brett kavanaugh was grilled last week by senators. president trump's pick for the high court has drawn criticism from many democrats.... who fear his stance on issues like roe versus wade.(pam) among those who do not want kavanaugh to get to the supreme court ...... both of california's u.s. senators .. most vocal today - dianne feinstein. alys (ah-lease) martinez reports. nat sound of applauseu-s senator dianne feinstein spoke candidly to a packed house at the democratic women of santa barbara county's 48th annual luncheon -- celebrating the year of the woman.topics ranged from climate change to immigrant rights.senator feinstein also talked about the battle over supreme court nominee brett kavanaugh in the senate judiciary committee, where feinstein is the ranking
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memb.sen. dianne feinstein/d- california"kavanaugh is the deciding vote."feinstein says she is concerned that kavanaugh supports president trump's belief that trump is "above the law." sen. dianne feinstein/d-california "this nominee believes that the president cannot be investigated cannot be tried is actually supreme. and i find that something an oligarch would have not an american president."kavanaugh was pressed repeatedly during his confirmation hearing about whether he would vote to overturn the abortion rights ruling.sen. dianne feinstein/d- california"to me there are significant issues having to do with roe v wade, and privacy for a woman's body." feinstein, who has talked about her friends who died seeking illegal abortions, says she does not want the supreme court to turn back the clock.sen. dianne feinstein/d- california"control of your own body based on religion, your family, your thoughts not the thoughts of people back in washington voting on a bill." the senator called the supreme court confirmation an ongoing saga, that will play out over the next few weeks.sen. dianne feinstein/d-california"the key as to whether he is probably rests with two senators, one of whom is susan collins of maine, the other is lisa murkowski of alaska."in montecito, i'm alys martinez reporting.
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in sports we go back to oakland live for more on the raiders season opener... and niners coach kyle shanahan is not worried at all about jimmy garoppolo after his three-interception performance yesterday... mark carpenter has shanahan's thoughts... coming up
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(ken) some political fallout tonight stemming from last week's nike ad featuring former 49ers quarterback colin kaepnernick. (pam) a louisiana mayor is facing backlash for his response to the ad. grant lodes joins us in studio with more. (grant) last week (grant) last week nike released this ad... featuring kaepernick... who began kneeling during the national anthem in the 2016 season. the same day the ad was unveiled... the mayor of kenner, louisiana... e. ben zahn the third... signed a memo banning any recreational clubs or teams using city facilities...from buying nike products. the memo was never meant
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to be made public ... but is now making the rounds on social media. a city council member said he will "meet with the mayor and other council members in an effort to rescind" the directive. gregory carroll/councilman:"my fear is that for the people who live here to take this as something that is racial, something that is negative for the city." --butted to--"our children, what is it that they take from this to know that you should be afraid to speak your word and to have an opinion about certain things? and then next from that, from a financial standpoint. do people feel that we are not fair to be able to come in and spend their money?"their money?" zhan released a statement today, saying the ban was to protect the city's taxpayers from promoting the brand's "political agenda." in the past... he has been
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outspoken about the importance of nfl players standing for the national anthem. (pam)thank you (pam)thank you grant. (ken)time now for a (ken)time now for a look at sports... with mark carpenter. the last time jon gruden coached the silver and black came in the 2001 season with the infamous tuck rule game. but after nearly two decades, a 100-million-dollar contract,and a controversial trade, which we'll discuss more later. here we are again... part 2 of the gruden era to begin in oakland. the raiders open the season in about 45-minutes at the coliseum against the l-a rams. that's where we go live to the newest member of our team... jason dumas. jason, take it away.
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"i'm just as excited and get the butterflies you know. it's the same way every year. especially opening day, it's special. this is really special for me. i know there's been a lot of news this week with what has happened, but i want to do everything i can to help bring the raiders back. i really like the effort that our team has put forth, our coaching staff. it will be special."
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will be special." thank you very much jason. well,you heard gruden alude at everything that's happened with this team, but it certainly could not be ignored last night.... when raiders fans saw the exact reason why it was so difficult to let khalil mack go. number 52...former raider, new chicago bear...singlehandedly took over the first half. mack responsible for a strip-sack, fumble recovery, and an interception that he took back to the house. at one point, chicago led 20-nothing, but then, we saw a vintage aaron rodgers performance. was carted off the field, came back and fired three touchdown passes to lead the packers to
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a 24-23 win. -- nonetheless, mack...on his ability to make an impact after missing an entire training camp. "i mean i love the game man. it's easy and that's what it really comes dwn to for me." now many have questioned as to why the raiders would let mack leave, but gruden addressed that directly in an exclusive interview today with espn. saying that it was obvious mack didn't want to play in oakland... quote-- 'he was under contract. he never showed up for an ota. he never showed up for training camp and it was obvious he wasn't gonna show up for the season. so don't forget that. we have to get ready to play and i want players that want to be here. a a follow up a a follow up coming up... a mad dash to save a babys' life in southern california.. tonight, details on how it all unfolded and the
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emotional end result..
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(ken) today ... two los angeles county sheriff's deputies were reunited with a baby who they rushed to a long beach hospital.it was a harrowing ordeal... as you can see here... all caught on camera.(pam) we brought you this story when it first happened.deputies tyler milton and alissa farrington say ... quick thinking and teamwork helped them save 9-month- old steven hanna last
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month. christina pascucci has more. "i was happy to see the baby healthy and smiling and playful an emotional reunion between 9 month old baby steven hanna and the two lakewood sheriffs station deputies who saved his lifeyasser hanna/dadi like them very much, they are the best people on the earthit was the night of august 27th ...deputy milton spotted stevens parents driving erratically through the city of bellflower.(deputy milton/lapd)they ran a red turn signal light at a high rate of speed almost hit a pole and heard the tire screech that immediately drew my attention. mr hanna got out of the car and he was crying and he's pretty hysterical. and that's when i saw the baby. and the baby's eyes were open but he wasn't breathing he wasn't responsive.(deputy farrington)as soon as i heard it on the radio i heard. the urgency in his voice. i knew that something was serious. deputy farrington was the first to respond to that call. (deputy farrington)i see him in the middle of lakewood boulevard doing cpr on a baby like in the middle of street and he was like we got to go. ok let's go.steven's parents came to america from egypt a year and a half ago and they say they feel grateful to this great country for giving their child a new chance at life. yasser hanna/dad) thank you so much to the officers and all government of the united states of america. thank you so much.
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(ken)another space-x falcon 9 rocket successfully launched this morning out of cape canaveral, florida.the payload -- the telstar 18 vantage communications satellite.it was delivered into orbit about 32 minutes after takeoff.the satellite will provide commuication services to eastern asia... as well as hawaii.but perhaps even more exciting -- about 8 minutes after liftoff, one of space-x's reusable rocket boosters landed safely aboard a space-x east coast drone
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ship... named "of course i still love you." lawrence karnow: it was a gorgeous suumer day around the bay area with sunshine all the way to the coast. hgihs today were in the 80s and 90s inland with 70s and 80s around the bay and 60s at the coast. hurricane florence is a very dangerous storm and headed toward the carolinas. olivia is about to hit the hawaiian islands. high pressure will bring another round of nice weather but it will be a little cooler tomorrow. highs will be in the 80s inland with 60s at the coast. it will continue to cool with a few clouds on tuesday throught thursday. it will be slightly warmer next weekend. that wraps up kron4 news at that wraps up weekend.warmer next weekend. that wraps up kron4 news at 6. we'll see you tonight at 8.... on your bay area's local news station.
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